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study of the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus

Walter C. Summers

study of the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus

by Walter C. Summers

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Published by Deighton, Bell in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, -- 1st cent

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    Statementby Walter C. Summers.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18784193M

    Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, Latin poet who flourished in the period ca. CE, composed in smooth and sometimes obscure style an incomplete epic "Argonautica" in eight books, on /5. A text (with apparatus criticus), translation, and commentary, with introduction, of the first book of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, an unfinished Roman epic extending to eight books and several thousand lines, written in the Flavian period ( CE). The commentary addresses both textual and semantic matters and broader questions of stylistics, poetics, thematics, and cultural context.

    Learn argonautica with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 40 different sets of argonautica flashcards on Quizlet. Jason And The Argonauts or The Argonautica (Greek: Argonautika) is a Greek epic poem written by Apollonius Rhodius in the 3rd century BC. The only surviving Hellenistic epic, the Argonautica tells the myth of the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts to retrieve the Golden Fleece from remote Colchis.

    This work provides a full commentary on the first book of Valerius Flaccus' "Argonautica," an epic which has received increased attention in the last few decades, as may be seen from two recent editions ( and ). Its first aim is to clarify the text, which is sometimes rather difficult and, in places, still not established with certainty. Gaius Valerius Flaccus, (flourished 1st century ad), epic poet, author of an Argonautica, an epic which, though indebted to other sources, is written with vivid characterizations and descriptions and style unmarred by the excesses of other Latin poetry of the Silver Age.. Very little is known of Valerius Flaccus’ life, but he may have died about ad 90, because Quintilian mourns his recent.


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Study of the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus by Walter C. Summers Download PDF EPUB FB2

VALERIUS FLACCUS was a Roman poet who flourished in the late C1st A.D. during the reign of the Emperor Vespasian. His only surviving work is an unfinished epic poem entitled the Argonautica, describing the voyage of the Argonauts in their quest for the golden work differs in many respects from the like-themed Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius, composed four centuries earlier in.

Gaius Valerius Flaccus was a Roman poet who lived in the first century AD. His most famous work, The Argonautica is an updated, more detailed, and considered a more enjoyable work concerning Jason. Valerius Flaccus 2, words, approx.

9 pages The Argonautica (The Argonauts, a.d. 92/93), Valerius Flaccus's only known poem, is one of the last important epics of imperial Rome. Take a quick interactive quiz on the concepts in Gaius Valerius Flaccus: Argonautica & Quotes or print the worksheet to practice offline.

These practice questions will help you master the material. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. 56 rows  The Argonautica (Greek: Ἀργοναυτικά, romanized: Argonautika) is a Greek epic poem.

GAIVS VALERIVS FLACCVS (died c. 90 A.D.) ARGONAVTICA. Liber Primus: Liber Secundus: Liber Tertius: Liber Quartus: Liber Quintus: Liber Sextus. Full text of "The Argonautica of Gaius Valerius Flaccus Setinus Balbus: Book I. Translated into English prose with introduction and notes" See other formats.

A text (with apparatus criticus), translation, and commentary, with introduction, of the first book of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, an unfinished Roman epic extending to eight books and several thousand lines, written in the Flavian period ( CE).The commentary addresses both textual and semantic matters and broader questions of stylistics, poetics, thematics, and cultural : Hardcover.

The Roman writer Gaius Valerius Flaccus (d. 90 CE) composed what would have been Antiquity's longest and most thorough poem on Jason's journey, had he lived to complete his twelve-book us completed five books and part of a sixth, drawing on Apollonius and a plethora of ancient sources, many of which are now lost or known only by fragments.

Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, Latin poet who flourished in the period ca. 70–90 CE, composed in smooth and sometimes obscure style an incomplete epic Argonautica in eight books, on the Quest for the Golden Fleece.

The poem is typical of his age, being a free re-handling of the story already told by Apollonius Rhodius, to whom he is superior in arrangement, vividness, and description of character/5(3). The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the best known of ancient Greek myths and has captivated people for over two and a half thousand years.

Focusing on Medea's attempts to resist her love for Jason, Book 7 of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica presents one of the most attractive and engaging episodes in all of Greco-Roman epic: the key moment when Jason and Medea fall in love and when.

Argonautica, I. Valerius Flaccus Argonautica Book I. My song is of the straits first navigated by the mighty sons of gods, of the prophetic ship that dared to seek the shores of Scythian Phasis, that burst unswerving through the clashing rocks, to sink at length to rest in the starry firmament.

Phoebus, be thou my guide, if there stands in a pure home the tripod that shares the secrets of the. Valerius Flaccus: Argonautica, Book 7 Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary P. Davis Oxford Commentaries on Flavian Poetry.

The first commentary on Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, Book 7 in English, taking account of not only Anglophone, but also French, German, and Italian scholarship Presents a new and detailed interpretation of a key moment in the transmission of one of.

Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica is one of the most significant surviving works of Flavian epic, which has recently become much more popular as a field of study and teaching in Latin literature.

This is the first commentary in English directly tailored to the needs of graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Virtually nothing certain is known about Gaius Valerius Flaccus (GAY-uhs vuh-LIHR-ee-uhs FLAK-uhs) except that he was the author of the Argonautica (first century c.e.; English translation, With regard to character-drawing, Valerius was under a disadvantage in following Apollonius, whose Medea was not likely to be surpassed by any Roman poet; Virgil’s Dido has plenty of fire and tragic passion, but we miss the tenderer notes; the Medea of Valerius is a simple girl, romantically rather than tragically in love, and he thus gives us what we lack in Virgil, the tender note rather.

The Argonautica was translated by Varro Atacinus, copied by Ovid and Virgil, and minutely studied by Valerius Flaccus in his poem of the same name.

Some of his finest passages have been appropriated and improved upon by Virgil by the divine right of superior genius. [4]. Valerius Flaccus - Argonautica, Book 7: Edited With Introduction, Translation, and Commentary, Hardcover by Davis, P.

J., ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the best known of ancient Greek myths and has captivated people for over two and a half thousand Rating: % positive. Valerius Flaccus | Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica is one of the most significant surviving works of Flavian epic, which has recently become much more popular as a field of study and teaching in Latin literature.

This is the first commentary in English directly tailored to the needs of graduate and advanced undergraduate students.From toA. J. Kleywegt (henceforth ‘K.’) published a valuable series of articles, five in all, devoted to textual criticism and exegesis of Book 1 of Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica.

1 In the first of these, K. declared that they were to pave the way for an eventual commentary on the same book. Almost two decades later, the commentary has appeared, the third on the Roman.Other articles where Argonautica is discussed: Gaius Valerius Flaccus: epic poet, author of an Argonautica, an epic which, though indebted to other sources, is written with vivid characterizations and descriptions and style unmarred by the excesses of other Latin poetry of the Silver Age.